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Mary Kay Stenger

January 5, 1945 ~ September 25, 2015 (age 70)


Mary Kay Stenger, 70, Topeka, died Friday, September 25, 2015 at her home.

She was born January 5, 1945 the daughter of Paul and Margie (Wolf) Stenger.  She was a school psychologist.  Prior, she worked in the juvenile justice field and was a pioneer in the studies of linking delinquency and learning disabilities.  Mary Kay retired from Seaman USD 345.  She loved her family, her faith, and her friends.

She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Paul Stenger and wife Anne of Arlington, VA, Vicki Willenborg and spouse Karen Hyland of Kansas City, MO, Mike Stenger and Pat Stenger of Topeka, Steve Stenger of Holton, Kansas, David Stenger of Topeka, and Suellyn Stenger of Hays, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Donnie Stenger.

She was followed in death by her brother, Mike Stenger.

Her body was donated to The University of Kansas Medical Center.

Mary Kay’s life was celebrated with Mass of Resurrection at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Mater Dei (Holy Name) Church, 1114 SW 10th, Topeka.  Inurnment will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays, Kansas.  Memorials are suggested to the Mater Dei parish or to family wishes.  Condolences may be left for the family at

 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
October 10, 2015

11:00 AM
Mater Dei Catholic Church
1114 SW 10th Street
Topeka, KS 66604

September 23, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
27th and Vine
Hays, KS 67601

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